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Peter Moore - Xbox 360 Interview (May 2006)

by Kikizo

Published 2006


Kikizo interviews Peter Moore, then Microsoft VP of Gaming, in May 2006.

Included are a lot of questions about the Xbox 360 (released late 2005, so still in it's first year), about Microsoft and E3, about the main competitor to the 360 the Playstation 3 (as yet unreleased), and some of his previous jobs. See the segment for a full list of points.

Interestingly, the questions about Final Fantasy XIV (14) coming for the Xbox 360 came true for non-Japanese region Xbox's announced in 2008. There is, of posting this, no Xbox handheld however.

The original related news items are at Kikizo. Thanks to Kikizo for the source.


Run time 00:24:07
Producer Kikizo
Production Company Kikizo
Audio/Visual Windows Media Audio 9 Standard, Stereo, 44.100 kHz (kikizo_ed480p60_petermoore_videointerview_may06.wmv), Windows Media Video 9 Standard, 856 x 480, Millions, 60FPS (kikizo_ed480p60_petermoore_videointerview_may06.wmv)
Language English
Contact Information Kikizo; <a href="http://www.kikizo.com/>http://www.kikizo.com/</a>

Segments

<ul>
<li>Growth and eventual profitability of the Xbox business
</li><li>Live Anywhere and a billion consumers - people are laughing less now
</li><li>Moore's response to talk of the upcoming Xbox handheld
</li><li>Competitors growing the market, thoughts on PS3 and Wii
</li><li>Pricing strategy - Core Pack, price drops
</li><li>PlayStation 3 pricing and stragey to win games war
</li><li>Scoffing at the 1080p output capability of PS3
</li><li>Pricing for wireless wheel and new accessories
</li><li>A larger hard drive for Xbox 360
</li><li>Backwards compatibility, what's the latest?!
</li><li>Cross platform gaming, how serious is Microsoft
</li><li>Thirdparty support for cross-platform gaming
</li><li>Micro transactions - the future of what we're trying to do
</li><li>Achievements - "It's amazing what people will do.
</li><li>Final Fantasy XIV on Xbox 360? - "we're discussing this all the time"
</li><li>Insights into the work behind Xbox's E3 presence
</li><li>His personal role in the process of the E3 battle
</li><li>Working at Microsoft compared to previous roles at Reebok and Sega
</li><li>Undying passion for the shoe business
</li><li>What he makes of the emails he gets from Bill Gates. </li></ul>

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